Butterfly Medical – develops an innovative, implantable device for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
The Butterfly Medical device is a new generation device that offers a superior alternative to existing BPH minimally invasive treatments.

Butterfly is an investigational device in the USA, Limited by Federal (or United States) law to investigational use

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Non surgical
Permanent solution
Simple to learn procedure
Applicable to any setting
Can be performed under local anesthesia

Great early results in clinical trials

  • Elegant and less invasive procedure
  • Retraction of lateral lobes without the need to cut, burn or puncture tissue
  • Fully reversible if needed

Interview with a Butterfly patient

What is BPH?

BPH is the non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate, effecting affecting 50% of men above 60 and more than 70% of men above 70.
BPH symptoms have a significant effect on the quality of life.

Approximately 30 million men around the world experience some level of BPH symptoms and about 25% of those men will actively seek treatment.


Patrick MacCarthy

Patrick brings more than 20 years of experience in the medtech industry.
Most recently, Patrick was the Business Unit VP, Urology and GYN at Olympus, leading the commercial launch of a BPH treatment in the US

Idan Geva

Idan brings more than 18 year of commercial and business experience in the medical device industry.
Portfolio includes: FlowMedic (CEO), Abbott Vascular (marketing), MCS (marketing), Biotronik (sales)
Idan holds a BSc. in engineering and an MBA

Shimon Eckhouse
Investor and Chairman

One of Israel’s leading medical entrepreneurs.
Founded and invested in more than 20 startups.
Portfolio includes: Lumenis, Syneron, Rapid Medical, Tulip, RealView, Ventor

Adrian Paz
MD, CMO and Co-Founder

Adrian is a certified urologist with deep understanding of the BPH market.
A serial entrepreneur, Adrian brings years of experience in developing innovative medical technologies.
Portfolio includes: EON Surgical, Orthospace, Vibrant, Clip-Tip Medical, Saturix, Stepwise

Yehuda Bachar

Yehuda is a mechanical engineer and a serial entrepreneur, bringing many years of experience in developing medical technologies
Portfolio includes: Clip-Tip Medical, Saturix, EON Surgical, SteadyMed.
Yehuda holds a BSc. in mechanical engineering

Vardit Segal
VP Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

Vardit brings more than 15 years of experience in clinical and regulatory leadership positions, leading clinical and regulatory efforts in the US and various other countries.
Vardit holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering

Steffen Hovard
Board Member

Over the last 20 years, Mr. Hovard has held multiple leadership roles at subsidiaries of Coloplast, a publicly-traded global medical device company. Most recently, he served as the President of Interventional Urology from 2011 to 2019. At Interventional Urology, Mr. Hovard operated in a CEO capacity leading approximately 900 employees across corporate development with complete oversight of R&D, operations/manufacturing, marketing, sales, human resources, finance and legal


Butterfly Medical Secures Funding from the European Union (EIC)

Butterfly Medical secures funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC).

The funding includes a non-dilutive grant of up to Euro 2.5M, as well as participation in future equity financing round.

The EIC process is highly competitive and the successful completion of the process is another vote of confidence in the company and its unique technology.




Butterfly Medical Hires Olympus Exec as New CEO

Butterfly Medical Mr. Patrick MacCarthy as the new CEO to lead the company into the commercialization phase.

Until recently, Patrick served as the Business Unit VP- Urology and GYN at Olympus, among other things, Patrick launched in the US market a minimally invasive BPH treatment.

In addition, Patrick brings more than 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, in both small companies and large corporations.



AUA 2024- San Antonio Texas

Butterfly Medical participated in the American Urology Association annual conference, held this year in San Antonio, TX.

The conference offered a great opportunity to meet with leading urologists and urology-focused companies and to learn of the recent developments in our space.


Contact Us

Butterfly Medical
Beit Tavor 2nd entrance, 3rd floor, Yokneam 20692, Israel





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